FOI has four research divisions and one service division for administration and support.
Knowledge of hazardous chemicals, radioactive radiation, biological sources of infection, extreme physical loading or dangerous violence is highly relevant to the performance of our defence forces and to the civil community.Read more about CBRN Defence and Security
The knowledge and ability to build and describe complex technical systems is today a requirement in both the military and the civilian spheres.Read more about Defence & Security, Systems and Technology
Decision-makers need alternatives to choose between which will give freedom of action and added value both in the short term and in a longer perspective.Read more about Defence Analysis
The Research Support Administration Division has a presence at all the agency’s operating sites.The Research Support and Administration Division brings together the formation and development of the agency’s research strategy, coordinates international cooperative activities, supports business development and commercialisation as well as running and developing the administrative and technical support functions for the whole of the agency.Read more about Research Support and Administration
Within the Division of C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance), our focus is on the human being, and we develop solutions stretching from data acquisition by means of advanced sensors to innovative presentation systems. This produces smart solutions that increase the user’s ability to gain an understanding of the situation in order to be able to make better decisions.Read more about C4ISR